Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Avantgarde’ has strong stems supporting large blooms which open white and age through pink to green. This shrub will achieve a height of 1.5m in suitable conditions.
Inflorescence: Mophead, up to 180mm across, emerge white and age through pink to green.
synonyms: H. m. ‘Savant’ PPAF by Ball Ornamentals, ‘Hedi’ (PBR), ‘Hycahedi’
Bred by Niels Arts, Aalsmeer, Netherlands, in 2007. US patent granted to Hydrangea Breeders Association B.V., Netherlands, in March, 2013.
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.5m).
Color in neutral soil:
White aging to green
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White aging to green (no change)
Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded, entire, not overlapping, 65mm diam.
Leaves: Mid-green. Simple, opposite and deciduous. Broadly ovate to broadly elliptic. Margin: serrate. Apex: apiculate. Base: attenuate. Venation pattern: pinnate. Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth, glabrous, moderately glossy. 160mm l x 90mm w.